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Mon Feb 6, 2017
Casey Rainey asked:
How do I delete my old (buyer) account and create one as a real estate agent?
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Sat Aug 8, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
It's always good to have a realtor on your side whenever you are purchasing or selling a property. If you are currently not represented then I would suggest that you hire a local realtor soon before any conversation and negotiation begin with the builder.

Take care,

Susie Kay, Realtor
Certified Home Stager & Senior Real Estate Specialist

United Real Estate Dallas
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Mon Aug 11, 2014
Amy Arey answered:
For future appreciation, I recommend focusing more-so on areas with exemplary-rated and sought-after school districts.

A "good investment" would depend upon many things--especially the individual's specific goals.

Feel free to contact me If I can be of further assistance.

-Amy S Arey, Realtor
Halo Group Realty, LLC
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Fri Jun 7, 2013
Curly Sue answered:
Torang - answer the question asked please.

Financing on a mobile home is tricky. How old is it? How much is it? How much do you have for down payment?
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Mon May 13, 2013
shirleyhadrickloanfirm answered:
yes i am Mr harrison scott i want to direct you to mr shirley hadrick ( she can solve all your problems.
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Jerry Hoag answered:
Hey Laura,

Yes, I have almost 20 pics posted on the MLS, Reply with your phone # and email address and I would be glad to send those to you.
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Tue Dec 4, 2012
Sandy Setliff answered:
Welcome to Texas! (almost anyway) I agree with Bruce, having a job before you move is the ideal way to go. Depending on the industry of your experience that may or may not be possible as some employers prefer to work with local candidates only. In that case it would benefit you to move first. Start by targeting employers in your area of expertise and I can help you look for homes to lease nearby their offices. As Bruce mentioned, large dogs do complicate the rental situation, the lease listings can offer insight into number of dogs permitted.

Wishing you the best on your move! Let me know how I can help.

Sandy Setliff
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Sat Sep 1, 2012
Linda Lorenzo answered:
You have gotten some good answers here. I just closed a home that was a USDA loan and it went smoothly and took about 45 days to close. The key is to make sure you find a lender who knows the ins and outs of USDA loans, an experienced lender is key. Good luck to you. ... more
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Sun Apr 29, 2012
Lara O'keefe answered:
Hello Maryanda,

I have worked for builders in the Melissa area for several years and highly recommend the location. You get so much more house and features just a few minutes north of McKinney because the land is less expensive. The area is growing quickly and prices have no where to go but up. The time to invest in a community is in it's early growth as opposed to other local cities where the prices are already high as they build out.

Lara O'Keefe, CSP
Standard Pacific Homes
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Sat Sep 17, 2011
Kathy Fisher answered:
Go to They are the best source for lending on manufactured homes.
Also you might try Toby Cooksey with Country Place Mortgage in Addison. Phone #972-764-9309 and his email is
A manufactured lot will NOT finance something that they aren't selling.
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Thu Sep 15, 2011
Paula Wright answered:
I have sold up in that subdivision and my client loves it. If you are concerned about the crime rate in that area and you have axhausted all these websites, call the Melissa Police Dept. They will tell you if you ask. Plus, you can ask them any other questions about the area.
The further north you go from the DFW metroplex the newer it is. You have that "down home feeling" and yet sophisticated in areas. I would be glad to help you with this if you will email me. Please let me know if you have found another agent to represent you.
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Wed Aug 17, 2011
Hi, Burns97306

Phil's response is spot on.
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Mon Apr 25, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
Violent crime in Melissa? Wow I think most of it would be between people who know each other, not random.
Best person to check with is your local CRO or Community Resource Officer at the police department. Melissa is small enough that they might not have one, so if they don't just ask for the best person to talk to regarding crime rates or crime prevention.

Bruce Lynn
Keller Williams Realty
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Sat Jan 8, 2011
Michele Ciomperlik answered:
In Melissa you should definitely look at USDA loans which offer 100% financing. Closing costs can be negotiated with any builder or private seller to get you moved in as economically as possible. Congratulations on chossing Melissa as your future new home, this is a great town--I grew up there myself! I would be happy to refer you a good and honest lenders that will get you pre-approved for this USDA loan.
Michele Schleinz 469/241-0000
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Sat Oct 3, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Read your HOA regulations detail what actions are taken against home owner who does not pay. Some have lost their homes.

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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Sharon Weideman answered:
Melissa homes ARE selling! Three things drive the saleability of a home: price, condition and marketing. There are so many other homes available in nearby cities that if an agent doesn't boast about Melissa's family atmosphere, exemplary schools and beautiful city, people will be content with buying elsewhere. Unless you are a Melissa agent, you will be selling property you are familiar with in MeKinney. But if your client specifically asks for something just outside of the hustle and bustle, Melissa is the place to be.

Melissa has so much to offer! Call me for a tour!
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